Category: Civil Rights At Play

South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

I was taking photos of a sign outside the Homestead city council meeting in South Florida this month when a police officer named John Edward Frank informed me that I was forbidden from taking his photo – even though I had no interest in photographing him in the first place. So I start ...
Enraged Georgia Cop Identified and Disciplined with Verbal Warning

Enraged Georgia Cop Identified and Disciplined with Verbal Warning

PINAC identified the Georgia police  detective who flew into a tirade when a homeowner told him he couldn't search his house without a warrant. His name is Jason Woods of the Valdosta Police Department. With a little internet sleuthing and a few tips from locals, we were able to co ...
Florida Cop Illegally Wiretapped in Court Hallway, DA Won’t Charge Award Winning Officer

Florida Cop Illegally Wiretapped in Court Hallway, DA Won’t Charge Award Winning Officer

A Florida cop secretly recorded a "hallway deposition" on his body cam of an innocent criminal court defendant and counsel, without asking his permission, in the courthouse hallway. Florida's wiretapping law only exempts police who are investigating a suspected crime. But this Miam ...
California Cop Fired For Retaliation After Facebook Debate Over “A Heist Gone Bad”

California Cop Fired For Retaliation After Facebook Debate Over “A Heist Gone Bad”

“I think they targeted me," said the critical California man who spoke out on Facebook, and whose Christmas present for criticizing his local police department was a $300 lump of coal in the form of an unlawful vehicle fine. A California cop lost his job this week for his brazen act o ...
Arizona Deputies Claim Protester’s Open Safety Pin Prick is Felonious Assault

Arizona Deputies Claim Protester’s Open Safety Pin Prick is Felonious Assault

Arizona deputies must've feared for their lives, when a protester's open safety pin contacted their delicate pink flesh as you can see in the video going viral below. They arrested the protester who was attending an Arizona House of Representatives hearing, wearing an Anonymous mask o ...
Ohio Police Arrest Man For Making A Facebook Page in Blatant Act of Censorship

Ohio Police Arrest Man For Making A Facebook Page in Blatant Act of Censorship

An Ohio man made a satirical Facebook page, local police tossed him in jail. This is what state censorship looks like. Parma Police arrested Anthony Novak for making a page called "The City of Parma Police Department" and slamming the northeast Ohio officers with "derogatory commen ...
14 Baltimore Cops Raid Local Bar for Faulty Water Heater Without Search Warrant, Shut It Down

14 Baltimore Cops Raid Local Bar for Faulty Water Heater Without Search Warrant, Shut It Down

Fourteen cops from the Baltimore City Police vice squad were caught on camera this past February 6th, raiding a local bar, then abruptly shutting it down for business at midnight on a Friday night, after finding an alleged code violation, and all without any warrant, notice or apparent a ...
Melissa Click Claimed She was in Fear for Her Life, Thinking Student Journalist had Gun, Which is Why She Assaulted Him

Melissa Click Claimed She was in Fear for Her Life, Thinking Student Journalist had Gun, Which is Why She Assaulted Him

Taking a page from law enforcement, University of Missouri professor Melissa Click told investigators she was in fear for her life when she assaulted a student journalist, calling for some "muscle" to have him removed because she was under the impression that he was packing a gun and cou ...